Irish-America and the Ulster Conflict, 1968-1995 by Andrew J. Wilson

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Subjects:

  • Public opinion -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Irish Americans -- Attitudes,
  • Irish question,
  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Politics and government -- Foreign public opinion, American,
  • Northern Ireland -- History -- 1969-1994 -- Foreign public opinion, American,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Northern Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • Ulster (Northern Ireland and Ireland) -- Politics and government -- Foreign public opinion, American

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StatementAndrew J. Wilson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 W488 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 322 p. :
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15095030M
ISBN 100856405639

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